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Retail Store Manager – Central Joburg

Ref: #7204LH - Posted 13 February 2017

Employer description: A food manufacturer who has a retail store adjacent to their manufacturing premises.

Job description: Seeking an Indian male to take full charge of this Foodstore in Central Johannesburg and grow it tremendously.  Responsible for cash balancing at the end of the day, for improving the image of the store and creating expanded markets. 

The successful incumbent will have to deal with a pressured environment and able to deal with management with proposals and suggestions without introverting.

The store has long-term customers which need to be maintained with super service as well as create a new customer base.

Qualifications: MUST HAVE MATRIC and at least 3-4 years in MANAGING A STORE - Preferably a Food Store.  Fully literate.

Skills: Must be a peoples person and be extrovert. Systematic and attention to detail.

Salary/Package: R9 000 per month CTC

Benefits: Included in the CTC

Technical Sales Rep – Food Technologist

Ref: #6763LH - Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A well-known corporate

Job description: An AA technical sales exec with a food technology qualification or equivalent to do sales in the Gauteng region of its food ingredients products. The successful incumbent will be expected to do the following:

  • Strengthen and expand business with existing customer base
  • Troubleshooting as and when required
  • Provide technical back-up to the client
  • Execute sales and marketing plan for various customers in the industry
  • Manage a varied portfolio of customer accounts
  • Actively develop new business
  • Business reports and presentations
  • Manage customer prices and margins within set parameters

Qualifications: Minimally a Food Qualification and prior sales experience of food ingredients or flavours and fragrances to the food industry.

Skills: Outgoing, systematic and pays attention to detail.

Salary/Package: R400 000 CTC + Pension and Medical Aid included in the CTC figure.

Technical Sales Exec – Food Technologist

Ref: #6840LH - Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A well-known food ingredients company.

Job description: Technical sales exec, based in Cape Town, with a food technology qualification or equivalent to do sales in the Western Cape region of its food ingredients products. The successful incumbent will be expected to do the following:

  • Strengthen and expand business with existing customer base
  • Troubleshooting as and when required
  • Provide technical back-up to the client
  • Execute sales and marketing plan for various customers in the industry
  • Manage a varied portfolio of customer accounts
  • Actively develop new business
  • Business reports and presentations
  • Manage customer prices and margins within set parameters

Qualifications: Minimally a tertiary Food Technology Diploma or equivalent.  MUST HAVE AT LEAST 2-3 years technical sales experience for a food ingredients company or a flavour house.

Skills: Extrovert, great communicator.  Must be detail-oriented and very systematic.  Good presentation skills.

Salary/Package: R20 000 + commission + car allowance

Technical Sales Exec (Bakery Ingredients)

Ref: LH 4499Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A company selling specialised food ingredients to the food industry.

Location: Not disclosed

Job Description: A South African applicant with previous experience in Technical Sales is needed to manage sales of Bakery Food Ingredients into the industrial, academic, retail and other markets.

  • Must ensure volume and profit growth.
  • Must also be able to identify new market and product opportunities within the region.
  • Will be responsible for developing an annual sales plan, formulate plans to grow the business by 10% per annum, develop a database of leads, conduct RFPs and presentations to prospective clients and more.

Qualifications: MUST HAVE a BSc/ Diploma in Microbiology/ Food Technology/ Food Science  and a Sales Diploma is preferred.

Skills: Must love sales and have a proven track record of selling technical food ingredients & services to clients IN THE BAKERY INDUSTRY. At least 5 years sales experience.

Salary/Package: Not disclosed

Benefits: Not disclosed

R&D Technologist

Ref: LH 5564Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A well-known nutraceutical company.

Job Description: An R&D Technologist with prior experience in the DAIRY industry. 

  • Formulating nutrient delivery systems consisting of nutritional carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, essential fatty acids and nutraceutical ingredients. 
  • Provide technical support to QA, Group R&D and Marketing. 

Qualifications/skills and experience:

  • BSc in Food Science or a Bachelor of Nutrition and minimally four years Product Development experience in DAIRY.
  • MUST HAVE an in-depth knowledge of dairy products, including yoghurt, milk and formulated milk products. 
  • Must have a knowledge of dairy processing and equipment as well as a basic knowledge of dry blending. 
  • Knowledge of GMPs, SOPs, ISO 22 000, Food Micro, Food Engineering, Food Analysis.
  • Should have an eye for detail as job involves formulating critical nutritional products.
  • Must be able to work on own as well as work effectively as part of a larger team.

Salary/Package: R32 000

Benefits: Pension and Medical Aid

PACKAGING DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIST - SENIOR

Ref: 22794LH - Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A food manufacturer in the Western Cape.

Position: Permanent

Job Description: Overall responsible for the design, development and implementation of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging for this corporate. Co-ordinate with printers, packaging suppliers, product development, process development, engineering, production and logistics in order to fully implement optimised and cost-effective packaging.

Ensure full compliance of packaging to legal requisites. Barcode accuracy. Attend packaging runs and final proofing of artwork. Run packaging trials in the plant ensuring the scale-up is successful. Conduct packaging supplier audits with QA.

Location: Western Cape

Qualifications: MINIMALLY a cegree in food Science or equivalent or a Diploma in Food Tech, Engineering or Packaging Technology. MINIMUM of 5 Years’ experience as a packaging technologist. EE CANDIDATES ONLY PLEASE.

Skills: Must be able to multi-task effectively. Ability to troubleshoot as well as to find cost-effective, modern packaging solutions.

Salary/Package: R30 000 per month

Benefits: Medical aid and pension.

R&D TECHNOLOGIST

Ref: 22852LH - Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: Local food ingredients supplier dealing with various industries like dairy, beverage, meat, bakery and health & nutrition.

Position Type: Permanent

Job Description: The successful incumbent will be involved in product development, compiling specifications and COA's, scale-up from lab batches to full production-sized batches.

Also implementation of FSSC 22 000 in the plant and working closely with sales and applications.

Location: Gauteng, East Rand

Qualifications: MUST HAVE a Food Science or Food Technology Qualification. THIS IS A BEE position only.

Skills: Must be able to think innovatively and do well-structured product development. Well-organised, good communicator, professional person who pays attention to detail.

Looking for at least two years in BAKERY QC and thee years experience in BAKERY PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.

Salary/Package: R330 000 CTC.

Benefits: Medical aid and pension.

NATIONAL TECHNICAL SALES MANAGER - FOOD INGREDIENTS

Ref: 13466LH - Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A large well-known food ingredients company with an international partner.

Position: Permanent

Job description: Responsible for current sales and creating future sales for a large Food Ingredients business - focused on bakery products. Will work very closely with the distributors of the ingredients to expand sales.

Responsible for: annual sales budget, quarterly forecast updates, strategic planning - longterm. Will manage a sales team which includes setting and running KPI's.  Also responsible for marketing of the company and products.

Location: Gauteng  

Qualifications: At least a tertiary qualification in Food Technology or similar. Management Qualification will be an advantage.  

Skills: A dynamic individual with at least 10 years experience in Bakery Food Ingredients with a proven sales track record. MUST have dealt with FOOD INDUSTRY clients before in the BAKING INDUSTRY - must be customer focused and consumer driven and have extensive knowledge of the food Industry.

Must have excellent planning and execution ability. Must understand the technical aspect of bakery ingredients.  Please do not send your CV if you do not match this spec.

Salary/Package: R700 000 pa

Benefits:  Bonus and transport allowance

Business Development Manager

Ref: 16947LH - Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A well-known supplier of commodity ingredients.

Position: Permanent

Job Description: Will be fully responsible for sales of commodity food ingredients for a large corporate.Will manage a portfolio of key clients, be responsible for the development strategy co-ordinate activities to ensure a coherent approach to customers. Totally responsible for sales throughout the area. Occasional travel.

Location: Gauteng, Pretoria

Qualifications: Must have a commercial qualification and strong commercial acumen.

Skills: Seeking a self-driven person with a high level of social skill and excellent communciation skills. A solid sales experience of nutrition/ food ingredients is needed.

Salary/Package: Negotiable - around R700k plus benefits

TECHNICAL SALES - INGREDIENTS FOR PERSONAL & HOME CARE

Ref: 21377LH - Posted 19 December 2016

Employer description: A specialised ingredients supplier in Gauteng.

Position: Permanent

Job Description: The successful incumbent will be responsible sales of ram materials/ ingredients to customers within the Personal & Homecare Industries. Client visits, identify new and potential customers; technical support; maintain high customer satisfaction rating; new product sales; detailed monthly reports; market & competitor analysis; stock level evaluation, visiting existing client base according to call schedules and so on.

Location: Gauteng, Johannesburg

Qualifications: MUST HAVE A Tertiary Qualification in Cosmetic Technology or equivalent as well as AT LEAST 5 years' sales experience within the Personal & Home Care Ingredients Industry.

Skills: Must have the ability to organize and plan visits to existing and potential customers and work with people across a broad spectrum of the home and personal care industry. Must be able to participate in factory trials at customer's manufacturing sites and be able to troubleshoot effectively.

Salary/Package: R430 000

Benefits: Included in the above CTC

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